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Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
are the latest targets of data collection. now, world leaders are turning to the u.n. for help. the latest, just ahead. over the weekend, thousands gathered in d.c. to protest nsa spying. they want transparency and action. the sights and sounds of the "stop watching me" rally heating up. >> we will tell you why one photographer was added to the fbi database for simply snapping a few photos. that is coming up later in today's show. it's monday, october 28. i'm megan lopez in washington, d.c., and you are watching rt. spain has joined a growing list of u.s. allies demanding answers from the obama administration when it comes to spying. the spanish government summoned the ambassador to discuss allegations of collecting data on 60 million spanish telephones over one month this past december. using information leaked by nsa contractor edward snowden, a spanish newspaper reported the nsa collected numbers and locations of the phone calls, but not actual content. this after learning that the nsa has also been tuning into the communications up dirty five world leaders. now the european union parliamenta
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
-term elections killing off hopes of a third term. [gunfire] emergency talks with the u.n. after renewed fighting between government forces and m 23 rebels in the eastern democratic part of congo. they pray for a return home 65 years after being forced out. ♪ the u.n. arab league arrived for talks with the syrian government planned in geneva next month and he has been touring the region in the past week talking to all sides involved in the conflict and been to countries that support it like turkey and kanta and talks with groups against fighting with the government and met iran's new president who is a supporter in the region telling him the country's presence is vital for the geneva talks to succeed. and let's bring bill joining us live from beirut and i understand he drove from beirut to damascus and he is there, what is he going to do? >> well, he is due to meet with the syrian president bashir assad and foreign minister and this will be a very difficult mission, as difficult as it was in the past simply because the positions on either side have not changed much. the opposition still says it
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
program reauthorised. james b. comey is the 7th director of the federal bureau of investigation. >> the u.n.'s special envoy to syria is in damascus on his latest round of diplomacy, trying to bring together all sides in the conflict to peace talks in geneva. rob matheson has the story. >> many called it a near impossible task - a return to damascus to muster some or, indeed, any enthusiasm for talks finding a way out of syria's crisis. it's not just a matter of getting two sides to the table. before that he has to try to knit together a fractured rebel opposition - much of which doesn't want to be involved. >> translation: the international community wants to support the syrian regime in geneva, they don't want to weaken them. that's why we reject the conference. when we see promises toppling the assad reej aim leading to an -- regime leading to an international court, then yes we will negotiate it. first there needs to be a statement. in the absence of political solution the military solution is the only one on the table. >> elsewhere in syria the deadline for destroying equipment used t
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
're covering in detail in the next 60 minutes. the u.n.-syrian envoy arrives in damascus. >>> argentina's president loses ground midterm elections killing off her hopes of a third term in office. >>> demanding answers and e.u. delegation heads to washington on claims that the u.s. spied on leaders. >>> no planes, trains or angels. the crippling the u.s. transport system. >> we begin with syria and this number. 2,100,000. that is the total number of people, individuals, that the u.n.est hates has now fled syria because of war. that's on top of the 5 million who have been displaced but still within syria's borders. well, that figure comes as the latest diplomacies as they try tto drum up another round of talks. we're live from neighboring beirut. take us through what they're hoping to achieve. all right, i don't know if you can hear me. i hope you can. now in da mas damascus. what do me hope to achieve. >> reporter: more than anything he wants to hear from the syrian government what it would take for the syrian government to attend a geneva conference. he has been shuffling around the reg
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
the ban ki-moon example was interesting. thank you men, the secretary- general to the u.n., very -- bany to the u.s. -- a ki-moon, secretary-general to the u.n., very frilly to the u.s., he was coming april to the white house for a routine meeting with president obama. nsa collected his talking points before the meeting. now the white house won't say whether president obama was given and read this talking point in advance of the meeting, but if you think about it, it is kind of hard to imagine those talking points would contain anything terribly shocking. of course, there is the political cost of being caught essentially eavesdropping on the secretary-general of the u.n. that cost has been paid. i think as long as they could remain secret about all of this stuff, nsa's instinct was to collect everything and whoever in the government wants to read it, fine, if not, fine. but now i think the administration is a very difficult decision to make about balancing the political cost of spying, particularly on allies, on friendly countries, frilly -- friendlynst people, against what they might gl
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
france was listening to her calls in the late 1990s. she was at the u.n. when a french ambassador asked her about something she said during a private call with someone else. she said, "this is not a surprise, countries spy on each other." >> 60 are dead after a wave of bombings across iraq, striking shi item areas, and sold years in mosul. there were more than 10 blasts. the attacks were the latest in a surge of blasts, more than 5,000 this year. >> syria met a deadline as it works to remove chemical weapons arsenal, in line with an agreement to eliminate all weapons by mid-2014. kilmeny duchardt has more. >> syria is reportedly meeting an ambitious deadline set by the organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons, otherwise known as opcw, to destroy lethal stockpiles by next year. syria handed over details of poison gas and nerve agent programs on thursday, ahead of the october 27th deadline. opcw is not releasing the report, but the syrian government disclosed 23 chemical weapons' sites. the head. opcw un team said the country has been cooperative. >> we had good meetings with
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
as deputy attorney general in the bush administration. >>> u.n. envo arab league envoys trying to build support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at once again, tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest details emerge in this spanish newspaper "el mundo" reporting that phone calls from surveye survei. over
Al Jazeera America
Oct 27, 2013 11:00pm EDT
from the u.n. general assembly calling for right to privacy on the internet. a draft could be circulated later this week. i talked to al jazeera's national security advisory faisa patel. >> there is embarrassment right now, the socialist government is way, way down in the polls. so the notion that the french government has no control over its destiny that it can't protect itself even against american spying doesn't play well with the elect ral rat. >> faisa do they have a right to be outraged? >> i think so. you have to put this in the context of, parting of ways between europe and the united states, the drone issue being another one just last week, in the u.n. general assembly, there was a big debate about drones and there you had many european countries joining with third world countries to express concern about drones. i think there's also this general sense that maybe the americans have just gone too far in their quest for security and i think that's also part of the equation here. >> but when it comes to the spying how does that rank on the evils of the united states?
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
at the white house today. the meeting came on the heels of a u.n. report that said that nearly a thousand iraqis died during violence in october. let's go to mike viqueira at the white house, mike, tell us about that meeting today. what was the prime minister asking for? >> reporter: well, he's asking for weapons. he's asking for american weapons systems to fight the violence that he and the white house lay squarely at the feet of taliban. there are some who say no,al maliki is response as well involving the sunniy shiite and kurd violence. more than 7,000 iraqi versus died in violence over the course of this year alone, that's an estimated figure. al maliki asked for weapons systems to help. >> throughout this discussion the main theme was tha theme wai communicated to the prime minister that anything that we can do to help bring about that more hopeful future for iraq is something that we want to work on. welcome, mr. prime minister, thank you so much for coming. >> the white house saying again today which should be clear to everyone there is going to be no more american troops on the g
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am PST
of a seat on the u.n. security council. but what everyone thinks of the obama administration's handling of the region, the last measure of american foreign policy should be how it is received by the house. if there were a price for most irresponsible foreign policy, it would be surely be awarded to saudi arabia. it is the nation most responsible for the rise of islamic radicalism and militancy across the world. over the past four decades, the kingdoms immense oil wealth has been used to underwrite the export of an extreme intolerant and violent version of islam. go anywhere in the world from germany to indonesia and you will find islamic centers flush with saudi money spouting intolerance and hate. a top treasury official said -- >> if i could snap my fingers and cut off funding from one country, it would be saudi arabia. >> hillary clinton confirmed that saudi arabia remained a critical financial base for terrorism. she also said that there was only limited action to stop flow of funds from taliban and other such terrorists groups. saudi arabia was one of three countries in the world t
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 3:30am EDT
, and for the united states trying to figure out would it get the vote in the counsel, would it have the u.n. backing and legitimacy. so you were trying in that context to remember what all the members who would influence the security council were thinking, what they would be likely to do when the case was presented. >> and a vocal supporter of president bush at the time were they looking at the process and you can't help but over things like economy, strategy. >> some things come up in particular that friends don't spy on friends. use of intelligence is about understanding the world, and things that might happen in another country that would profoundly effect your own. if i'm a senior european official i might want to know what is going on in greece. the future of the european union as europeans know it depends on whether greece follows its austerity plan. the leaders will tell you that but not necessarily all. think about what has happened in the united states over the past 30 days. the whole debt crisis and many european leaders or other world leaders is saying is the united states going to drive
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
a crucial deadline. >> the next deadline is just a few weeks away. a former u.n. weapons investigator tells us about the challenges facing the syrian team. >> the vatican sends out a worldwide survey, catholic bishops polled on issues such as bird control and gay marriage. >> salmon are booming in numbers that haven't been seen in a century. how people have stepped in to help this once-threatened species. >> shock in the nfl's thursday night football game. the locally dolphins managed to upend the division leader, all up next in sports. (vo) tonight ... >> does the nsa collect any type of data on millions of americans? >> no sir. (vo) fault lines investigates what it's like to live under the watchful eye of the nsa. >> they know everything that you do, everything that you think, everything that you fear. they know how to manipulate and control you. the state has all the power. >> we have done more to destroy our way of life than the terrorists could ever have done. >> a senator under investigation and only al jazeera america is there. uncovering the corruption opening the files... >> are yo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
maliki met with president obama today. al maliki is seeking more american aid. the u.n. reported the violence claimed the lives of thousands of iraqis this month. >>> eric snowdon is offering to help investigate the phone tapping of chancellor angela merkel. he called the actions of the u.s. government, quote, harmfulings and offered to visit germany to help in its investigation. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris in new york. al jazeera. >> fully engaged or left out of the loop. when things go wrong what is president obama's approach, and is it working? you're watching inside story from washington. >> hello, i'm libby casey. a familiar theme played out in washington this week as bad news circled the white house, and the critics took their shots, fair and unfair at president obama and his administration. but by any viewing this was not a good week for the president. second terms always have their rough patches but history shows they can be overcomed and mr. mr. obama has never shied from a crisis. however the usually hands-on president seemed unaware of problems, and in one
Oct 31, 2013 5:30am PDT
be a crucial moment in the rebellion of the democratic republic of congo. government fighters backed by the u.n. have retaken the town of boone the gun appeared that happened the same day of the and m23 rebels. the fall comes a day of the un's peacekeeping mission there. it signals a military end of m 23. leaders stops arriving -- top surviving leaders refuse to admit yields at the end of their two-year trial. it is been billed as the chance for reconciliation. prosecutors are demanding life imprisonment for brother number two and ex head of state for the field everilling atrocities which leapt up to 2 million dead in the 1970's. their defiance angered be victims of the brutal regime. bad news for the euro zone -- the unemployment rate at 12.2% for two months in a row. that is a new record. 60,000 europeans lost their jobs last month alone, but when it comes to inflation, that hit a four-year low dropping below 1% . french mobile players are threatening to go on strike. they say they could cancel matches after the last weekend in november over plans for a new super tax on the wealthiest people
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am PDT
up to the war in iraq. in that time we were bugging delegations at the u.n. trying to get a resolution through about that. what president obama has done inherited surveillance structure he said he was going to change but, in fact, has kept broadly intact. >> yeah. indeed in the "wall street journal" it says officials at the nsa has so many eavesdropping operations under way it wouldn't have been practical to brief him on all of them. these decisions are made at the nsa. the president doesn't sign off on this stuff. that protocol is now under review, the official added. you better bet that protocol under review. it does not seem like good security policy to have the president out of the loop on something like this, peter. >> that's right. the question is, is the president mad about this or not? how much is plausible denialability, or does he find it disturbing he doesn't know about it? does somebody lose a job? somebody called on the carpet. it has big effects, sweeping e-mails from abroad, metadata, to be reported as tapping into the phone calls of your peers on the intern
Oct 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
on their list because it's too dangerous. that means they've missed an early deadline under a u.n. mandate to destroy syria's chemical arsenal by mid-2014. the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons said today its experts checked 21 of 23 designated sites. they're still hoping for access to the others. funerals were held across iraq today after the latest wave of attacks killed at least 66 people on sunday. well over half the victims were killed in shiite neighborhoods in baghdad. car bombs exploded over 30 minutes, targeting commercial areas. meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed 18 people in a lawless district of eastern afghanistan. most were women and children returning from a wedding. a hurricane-force storm battered britain and northern europe today, killing at least 13 people. we have a report on the damage in britain, from tom clarke of independent television news. >> after hours of rain the worst of the winds arrived on the south coast in the early hours of the morning. by dawn west-facing sea fronts were still factors. >> its agency was out checking the offenses but the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
talks. the u.s. and n.a.t.o. troops withdraw from afghanistan next year. this is the fourth such meeting designed to bring stability to the region. >>> the syrian government said it will be attending the proposed two-peace conference meanwhile the hundreds fled the violence as the violence continues. >> reporter: spending a second day in damascus. the geneva two peace conference was thrown into doubt last week when rebel groups not only vowed to boycott it but to attack any who decide to attend. >> we are preparing for geneva two peace talks, and it will be the syrian parties who will decide the transitional period and what follows the transitional period. >> reporter: state television announced that brahini was told that the bashar al-assad government would be attending. but those in defiance said no negotiations will take place unless assad steps down first. >>> meanwhile on the ground the continued fighting is forcing more and more families to flee. close to the capital, hundreds of people picked up belongings they could and took off in foot in search of a place, any place that might
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 1:00am EDT
's ability to bulk collect phone records and restrict who it can spy on. >> fighting in syria blocked u.n. inspectors from access to two chemical weapons facilities, a setback in an attempt to rid syria of chemical weapons. inspectors did not say whether the syrian rebels or the government was responsible for the delay. negotiations for access are under way. >>> abortion right supporters in texas are celebrating a legal victory after a judge found provisions of the abortion law unconstitutional, ruling that the measure restricted a woman's action to abortion clinics. the government will continue efforts. >> penn state university is paying $60 million to 26 young men abused by a lecturure. it comes a little more than a year after jerry sandusky was put in gaol for 45 counts of the child abuse. "consider this" is up next. you gone go to for the latest news. balance. given the threat america continues to face, shouldn't these programs go forward with some oversight? >> these programs, we don't even begin to know the depth of them. we are scratching the surface right now. and i
Nov 3, 2013 9:30pm EST
with the u.n. right-to-protect interventions beginning in the 1990s? general keith has said the nsa and the cyber threat commands with the u.s. army are indistinguishable. what is the potential impact with the right to protect with domestic issues and foreign issues? a classic example would be with the mexican cartels and all instances across the mexican border and with syria. >> want to start domestic and go foreign or start foreign and go domestic? one of the problems on overeignty is the actual definition of sovereignty. one of the problems we had in pakistan was that in questions when we were accused of violating the sovereignty of pakistan to kill osama bin laden, one of the counter arguments made from our side was that pakistan does not control the entire sovereignty of its country. the pakistani army does not extend its writ to the border f afghanistan. that is one of the reasons america has to take other measures. what i am getting at is be careful about the solidity of sovereignty. it is a spongy concept in a lot of the countries we are dealing with. second, the idea of how
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the opposition. james bays says they are on the way to trying to end the civil war. >> the u.n. special representative lakhdar brahimi meeting with syria's president bashar al-assad - part of efforts to organise a peace conference after more than 2.5 years of bloodshed. his mission is proving difficult. assad's government says it will go to the geneva conference, but behind the scenes it's believed to be setting all sorts of conditions. and the syrian opposition is deeply divided over even whether to attend. >> we don't see anything encouraging, and that would lead us to leave that this is - in fact the other side is serious. you hear from many of our groups statements questioning the process. as we said before, we are committed to any political solution leading to the democratic transition. >> there is a date set for the peace talks - november the 22nd. will they take place? what do you think now are the chances of getting the peace conference under way in november. >> there's only two ways of ending the conflict. one is military victory, and the other is to have a negotiated process
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Oct 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
warehouses u.n. inspectors need to visit. since the gas attack that killed 1,000 civilians, troops have continued their offensive retaking territory. regime troops have the upper hand in terms of air force. the opposition relies increasingly on those a broad fighting to turn syria into an islamic state. so far a peace conference between the sides has failed multiple times. since the syrian government agreed to give up their chemical weapons in return for a u.s. guarantee not to bomb, the international community has done virtually nothing about the continuing blood bath. they're taking this as a green light to kill as many people as they like so long as it's within conventionalle -- convention pl not chemical weapons. >>> long after wars and land mines remain still able to turn a landscape into a potential killing field. douglas kennedy looks at a remarkable way to combat the dangerous enemy. >> i was in the front seat. legs were angled to the right. feet were destroyed that the moment. >> in december, 1993, ken was on a mission when his jeep ran over a land mine leaving him without the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 12:00am EDT
planned parenthood says they'll continue to fight the restrictions. >> the u.n. says the humanitarian crisis in syria is critical. there's 2.2 million refugees and 4 million displaced living as refugees in the country. the syrian observatory for human rights says more than 120,000 people have been killed since the start of the civil war. >> iraqi prime minister nouri al-maliki is asking for u.s. help to fight the growing insurgency in his country. he's requesting apache helicopters and other military hardware. thousands of iraqis died in violence. some blame nouri al-maliki for failing to contain the violence. "america tonight" is up next. and for the latest news go to exclusive, a california senator kicked off the state's prominent film commission less than 24 hours after our investigative report. >>> good evening, i'm joie chen. we begin with breaking news at that hour. there are major developments in our exclusive investigation into one of california's most powerful politicians. he has been officially removed from the film commission after al jazeera exposed how he w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 4:00am EDT
. the u.n. arrob league tells the opposition they have to attend a peace conference. ♪ hello, i'm adrian and this is al jazeera live from doha and a power crisis in gaza as the territory runs out of fuel, the search for millions of missing people around the world and the discovery of what could be the largest masked grave from the bosnian war. >> get off my driveway. >> the mayor of the city under pressure under a crack smoki
Oct 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
-assad would amount to an act of treason. to u.n. arab league envoy syria, lakhdar brahimi, is visiting damascus today in a bid to drum up support for the geneva talks. general as secretary- well as the arab league secretary-general and also me, we all believe the geneva conference is natural and is fruitful,as well as so we are hopeful that this invitation is made to iran. >> at least 66 people were killed sunday in more than a dozen bombings across iraq. the latest violence comes ahead of the iraqi prime minister's visit to washington this week. he is seeking speedier delivery of u.s. weaponry, including drones and f-16 jets. the obama administration is asking congress to hold off on new sanctions against iran. at a white house meeting, top officials asked for the continued delay of the senate banking committee measure targeting iranian oil. the administration wants to stall the new sanctions pending the outcome of ongoing talks over iran's nuclear program. in an interview with voice of america, the lead u.s. negotiator on iran said she expects congress to ck it sanctions pause. >> we
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
rather take the public beatings than give up a program that could prevent terrorist attack. >> the u.n. has confirmed a polio outbreak in syria. they are concerned that the disease could spread to a half million children who have never been immunized because of the civil war. at least ten cases have been
Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
against an imagined u.n. conspiracy to take away our guns and use taxpayer money to investigate a school curriculum, because conspiracy theory wackos worried it was being used toin doctrine ate children with muslim propaganda, marxism and nazi mind control oh. in the we'll record, texans face the highest rate of uninsurance in the country, and the worst health care delivery system. surely, greg abbott would be relieved to partner with the federal government to try to address this situation. maybe. if you consider filing lawsuit after lawsuit against obama care, partnering and supporting the law. in fairness, how could he possibly partner with an administration that he views as posing a greater threat to texas than north korea's nukes. really. i guess that would explain why he sued them 25 times at great cost to taxpayers while claiming to be a fiscal conservative. finally, in the real world, some texas women are being forced by cost and lack of availability to have self-induced abortions using drugs they bought at flea markets. yet abbott's self-proclaimed concern for women's hennepin co
Nov 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
in years. the u.n. envoy to iraq called it an accelerated surge in violence. an ache will ration the syrian civil war has helped fuel, blurring battle lines as al qaeda expanded its iraq operation into syria over the summer. >> and iraqi prime minister al malaki has laid the blame for the resurgence of al qaeda due to what is happening in neighboring syria. but really stabilizing iraq is going to take a political discourse that it would seem at this stage neither he nor the other key players inside have an appetite for. so the challenges are very multilayered, multifacetted because at the end of the day, with or without the war in syria, iraq was already on a downward spiral, michael. >> briefly, you know the place, as well anyone. what, if anything, can the u.s. do? even if they help? when you talk about the blood and treasure that the u.s. expended in iraq, it doesn't have that much regional influence there anymore. there's sort of or else from the u.s. is carries pretty much little weight in the region in general these days. >>. >> exactly. and when it comes to iraq, the governm
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Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
grenell the former spokesman to the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. rick, thanks for joining us. i interviewed glen greenwald. the reason we brought him on cashing in which i'm going to air it tomorrow morning on the fox news channel. the reason why i brought him on is because president obama promised the nsa was not going to look into private emails of americans. this week the "the washington post" reports that that likely happened when the nsa infiltrated google and yahoo and allowed them to have access to email accounts. now, the question is, do you think that's right? is that fair? should he be looking at americans' emails? >> well, i think the policy is that they are not looking inside specific emails of americans if it happens to occur, it's not because it's the nsa policy. look, glen greenwald and other journalists have the responsibility to push for transparency in this program. there is no question transparency is a good thing so is congressional oversight. democrat who control the senate have been very bad about pushing the nsa and pushing that these programs and policies are are not
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am PST
brought iran to the table. we're grateful imposing tough set of sanctions. u.n. as well as country sanctions as well. we are, however, at a very serious moment in these negotiations. they are serious, substantive and offer possibility we can stop advance of iran's nuclear program and gain transparency and negotiate long-term comprehensive solution. so what we've asked is not stop potential for sanctions we believe it's important and enforcing all on the books but we've asked for a pause, to give us just a few weeks to see if we can get a first step agreement that would stop advance of iran's nuclear program. we don't think waiting a few weeks should hurt the effort here. in fact, i have said to iran and have used it as leverage in the negotiation that we've asked congress for a pause. if iran moves forward, then that pause can be there. if iran does not move forward, then well, of course, continue our strong partnership as we have today with the congress to impose new sanctions. this is really not a sanctions vote. this is a negotiation vote. this is a vote for a peaceful resolutio
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Oct 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
problem for the u.s. and spain. earlier the spanish newspaper said the n.s.a. had recently tracked over 60 million calls in spain. that in the space of a month alone. citing a document that was part of a paper by contractor edward snowden. this comes amid the political fire storm over whether president obama was informed that the german prime minister's phone calls were wiretapped. >> giving any document at all about any world leader, the person briefing him or the briefing bookie would have to say where it came from, especially since it's so controversial, so sensitive, i should say. to no. i can't believe as commander in chief, as president of the united states that if this was being done that he didn't know about it. >> and others, democratic operatives, say there's every reason to believe the president did know that there was this danger and this is why he gave up his blackberry. >> when the private gave up his blackberry the day he became president and he was upset he had to give it up, why? because other countries would be listening in on it. the real miracle or stunning thing to me
Nov 1, 2013 5:00am EDT
to protect if we have already set a precedent with the u.n. beginning with a 99 these -- .ith the 1990s the nsa and the cyber threat commands with the u.s. army are indistinguishable. what is the potential impact with the right to protect with domestic issues and foreign issues. a classic example would be with the mexican cartels and all instances across the mexican and californian order and with syria. start domestic and go foreign or start for rent and go domestic? foreignhe problems -- and go domestic? one of the problems we had in pakistan was that in questions when we were accused of violating the sovereignty of pakistan to kill osama bin laden, one of the counter arguments made from our side was that pakistan does not control the entire sovereignty of its country. the pakistani army does not ofend its writ to the border afghanistan. that is one of the reasons america has to take other measures. bet i am getting at is careful about the solidity of sovereignty. it is spongy with the countries we are dealing with. second, the idea of how this has changed over the last 18 years. clear
Nov 1, 2013 10:00am EDT
with the u.n. right-to-protect interventions beginning in the 1990's? the nsa and the cyber threat commands with the u.s. army are indistinguishable. what is the potential impact with the right to protect with domestic issues and foreign issues? a classic example would be with the mexican cartels and all instances across the mexican border and with syria. >> want to start domestic and go foreign or start foreign and go domestic? one of the problems we had in one of the problems on sovereignty is the actual definition of sovereignty. one of the problems we had in pakistan was that in questions when we were accused of violating the sovereignty of pakistan to kill osama bin laden, one of the counter arguments made from our side was that pakistan does not control the entire sovereignty of its country. the pakistani army does not extend its writ to the border of afghanistan. that is one of the reasons america has to take other measures. what i am getting at is be careful about the solidity of sovereignty. it is a spongy concept in a lot of the countries we are dealing with. second, the idea of h
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when i was u.s. ambassador to the u.n. >> julian, should he have known if the nsa was tapping a personal cell phone of a world leader? >> certainly, the president doesn't know everything going on with the nsa, and we shouldn't expect that. but when you're talking about the surveillance of world leaders and an issue that's been controversial for a while now, you would expect that there's some knowledge, eerlth by the president or people surrounding him. he hasn't said much about the second part of that, but i do think they're surprised that this was off the radar in the inner circles of the white house. >> christiane, you point out spying, one of the world's oldest profeshzs. do you think these world leaders knowing what they know about spying, do you think they're genuinely upset, or is this feigned anger? >> i think they're upset and they're also playing to their publics. you know, before angela merkel, it was the president of brazil. she was very upset to know that her e-mails had been looked at. her personal e-mails and others. and as you know, cancelled a state visit to th
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a decade ago when he was japan's ambassador to the u.n. nuclear energy. director amano will start his second term as the head of the iaea after taking the helm in 2009. he has starred the agent -- stamped the agency with his own style. in that spirit, i hope we can have a good session with my questions and with the audience's. first, getting follow up on this meeting which you had with iranian deputy foreign minister and then it was a meeting of the two sides, the atmosphere of the talks, as you said, was better. but the question is, when will we see concrete progress such as a visit to the parchin site? >> yes, we had a meeting with iran on the 28th and 29th of october. this is the second meeting between iran and iaea after mr. rouhani became the president. and the first one took place at the end of september. it was a get to know each other meeting. last meeting was a very positive meeting, and there was some -- it was productive, and there were some positive developments. and important ting that there was a change. -- thing that there was a change. there was a change of tone, yes,
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it welfare check. they want to check his family background. >> fire officials say a n-y- u student may have been trapped between two buildings for as long as two days. 19-year-old asher vongtau was rescued last night around six. it's unclear how vongtau got stuck between a five story parking garage and a 17- story n-y-u dorm. rescue crews broke through a concrete wall to reach the student. he was wedged in an area about six to 18 inches wide. the only way to get to the site is from the roof of the one of the buildings. vongatu is listed in serious condition in the hospital >> the time is 9 and 40 3:00 a.m.. we will hav:43 a.m. comine will have people behaving badly. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male an
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stations that the u.s. lived in on the private phone of germany's chancellor angela merkel, but in an emotional opening statement where he spoke as he said from the heart general alexander explained his view that n sa counter terror efforts are keeping america safe. >> let me give you thoughts here. i think this is important for our country to think about this. if you look at the trends in the ct arena in 2012 it was the highest globally it has been ever, over 15,000 people killed. in just this last month , 2,336 people were killed, 1510 injured in pakistan, afghanistan, syria, iraq and nigeria, yet there has not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they didn't stop hating us. they didn't say they were going to just forgive this. they continuing to try. it is the great members of the intelligence community, our military, our law enforcement, that have stood up and said this is our job. and we do it with our partners and our allies. and it has been a great partnership. >> while members on both political sides of the house intelligence committee ex
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services weren't trying to collect information with u.s. interests home and abroad. >> reporter: the no. 2, former number two n.cia, mike burrell on "60 minutes" calling this the most serious classified information in the history of the u.s. intelligence community. kate, we can expect more revelations coming out over the coming days and weeks and more scrambling and the administration to respond. >> it shows for the signs of slowing down now. thank you for starting us off. another big story in walk. pressure is mounting against health and human services secretary kathlene sebelius as yet another setback hits the obama care website. its data center crashed sunday, stopping enrollment in all 50 states, cnn's athena jones is following the development in the white house this morning. have they figured out what went wrong here? >> good morning, kate, it's a website crash. i can tell you the man that the president put in charge of fixing health care, says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. fought befo not before another major meltdown because of this crash. absolutely no one was
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miller, told u.s.a. today, the national progress is more control, more power. no matter what they say, we're going down the path towardter n ttierney? do you agree? >> i think we are in the position of turnkey tierney. we are right there. we are following the playbook. >> how has it hurt anybody? >> how has it hurt anybody? the fact that all of our personal information is being stored in a big data storage facility in utah, anybody at any time who works for the nsa or any one of these other contractors could decide they don't like you or they want to find out more about their ex-wife or they just would like to know more about this person or maybe they are stalking another person and dig down on that information. it's extremely dangerous thing. even worse, our enemies could easily dig into that trove of information that we have created on everybody. it's very harmful. it's completely unnecessary, and it obviously has had nothing to do with stopping terrorism. >> jesselyn radack, we thank you for joining us to bring us your thoughts. >> thank you. >>> coming up: how much can you trust new
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